Re: Bug#242193: debconf upgrade problem 02_exim4-config_options overwritten
retitle 242193 dpkg asks about one file but acts on another one/or a missing mesage.
reassign 242193 dpkg
On 2004-04-05 Rory Campbell-Lange <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Package: exim4
> Version: 4.30-8
> Severity: normal
> I pressed D and the installation proceeded to overwrite an existing
> file, BUT not the file referred to.
> The config file 02_exim4-config_options is referred to in the install
> script, whereas 03_exim4-config_tlsoptions was installed.
> |-- autogen_for_ref.txt
> |-- conf.d
> |-- main
> |-- 01_exim4-config_listmacrosdefs
> |-- 01_exim4-config_listmacrosdefs.dpkg-dist
> |-- 02_exim4-config_options
> |-- 02_exim4-config_options.dpkg-dist
> `-- 03_exim4-config_tlsoptions
> 8 directories, 51 files
> Configuration file `/etc/exim4/conf.d/main/02_exim4-config_options'
> ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation.
> ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version.
> What would you like to do about it ? Your options are:
> Y or I : install the package maintainer's version
> N or O : keep your currently-installed version
> D : show the differences between the versions
> Z : background this process to examine the
> The default action is to keep your current version.
> *** 02_exim4-config_options (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ? D
> Installing new version of config file
Debconf or any part of exim4's maintainerscripts is not involved in
this. This is straightforward dpkg handling conffiles. I am therefore
reassigning this to dpkg.
Rory, did you really lose customizations of
/etc/exim4/conf.d/main/02_exim4-config_options or is there just a
message by dpkg missing
| keeping locally modified version of /etc/exim4/conf.d/main/02_exim4-config_options
| Installing new version of config file
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